• Merchandiser

    Location UK-London
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(26/06/2018 14:44)
    Job ID
    2018-5236
    # of Openings
    1
    Store Name
    AllSaints Studios East London – London
    Department
    Retail Merchandising
  • WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    You will be responsible for Global Planning and Forecasting of Continuity product offer over a varied store portfolio, developing profiling to make sure sales and stock targets are exceeded.  Applying your entrepreneurial spirit you will take full ownership of your department bringing fresh ideas to the table whilst developing and pushing your team forward. You will have tight control over the management of stock and have a strong background in working with WSSIs, sale forecasting and BTA’s to over deliver against the targeted sell through and EBITDA.

     

    You will have an affinity for product and a strong commercial awareness to ensure we deliver the strongest range possible by working closely with the Product Merchandising and retail teams.

     

    What We Do

     

    We are a design thinking department looking to revolutionise the merchandising process that does not conform and challenges the traditional approach.  As the industry and retail landscape evolves so do we and the way we approach “right stock, right place, right time”.

     

    As a premium brand every store has a bespoke package which means curating ranges, store and customer profiling and tight control over the allocations to stores.  We are a lynchpin within the company with a completely cross-functional approach that shares information and makes quick decisions that impact positively on the business.

     

     

     

    What Will I Be Doing

     

    • Deliver the planned sales and profitability of your department by managing and optimising the categories through effective planning and forecasting
    • Regular analysis of department performance to maximise commercial opportunities
    • Through strategic planning and trading of the department manage the intake and OTB to deliver the inventory targets for the department
    • Work closely with Production team to manage ordering calendar across supply base
    • Working in conjunction with the Product Merchandising team to ensure the brand commercially delivers
    • Develop current systems and processes that are in place and be instrumental in implementing best practices.
    • Work effectively with retail merchandising peers to help trade the assortment by reviewing key merchandising KPIs
    • Building relationships across the brand

     

    WHAT SKILLS DO I NEED FOR THE ROLE?

    • Proven track record of driving a department through creative thinking as a Merchandiser
    • Extensive experience working in the fashion retail industry, ideally within the luxury sector, dealing with multiple products categories
    • Able to demonstrate a commercial aptitude and pragmatic approach to working
    • Stock management skills are essential as is having established your experience working with WSSIs, sales forecasting and BTAs.  
    • Strong organisational skills, able to use initiative, and be agile in a fast paced and ever changing environment
    • Able to communicate at all levels within the brand in a professional way
    • Ability to lead, manage and develop a team
    • Excellent time management and organisational skills whilst able to prioritise work load accordingly
    • An energetic, can do and positive attitude
    • Remains calm under pressure and leads by example
    • Advanced Excel skills

    A BIT ABOUT ALLSAINTS AND THE TEAM

    The AllSaints Story

     

    Founded in 1994, AllSaints  has built an international team that includes some of the best global creative talent, imbued with a winning combination of business and design thinking.

     

    The brand’s constant obsession is to deliver an immersive experience to our international customer base
    in a way that embraces each unique culture. AllSaints is proud of the fact that every aspect of the brand is curated in-house, from store design and construction to the East London based coding team, making AllSaints a truly agile business working with pace and integrity.

     

    Allsaints People

     

    We recruit the best digital creative innovators and design thinkers across the globe to spread the AllSaints message of integrity and sophistication. Our People are the ambassadors for our brand.


    We look for individuality, confidence and attitude when we recruit, we seek people who disrupt the norm, push boundaries and are collaborative in their approach. They act with honesty and humility and treat those around them with respect. Our people are able to bring others with them and are the best in what they do.

     

     

    BENEFITS OF JOINING THE TEAM

     

    Career development.  Your career matters to us and we will do what it takes to help you on your journey in life.  You’ll have to challenge yourself and your leadership.  The opportunities will be there.  You will need to know what to do to take them.

     

    In addition to this we offer competitive pay and benefits package that includes an amazing employee uniform allowance and discount.

     

    We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we very much look forward to hearing from you.

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